Former Everton favourite Steven Naismith has made a January transfer move.
The Scotland international has left Norwich City to join Hearts on loan until the end of the season.
Naismith left Everton for the Canaries two years ago in an £8.5m deal in the same January window that saw Oumar Niasse join the club.
Maarten Stekelenburg is targeting a return to full fitness next month.
The Dutch goalkeeper has been sidelined since October with a groin injury but is expected back in two weeks.
But Stekelenburg’s injury problems mean Everton will be reluctant to let Joel Robles leave this month.
An FA probe into allegations of racism during this month’s derby looks set to drag on into a third week, the ECHO understands.
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Exciting Academy youngster Edvard Tagseth has revealed how he turned down Everton before signing for Liverpool.